Found December 20, 2011 on Basketball ]
Jrue Holiday scored 24 points, including 15 in the last 5:35 of the fourth quarter, to propel the Philadelphia 76ers to a 101-94 preseason victory over the Washington Wizards on Tuesday night.

76ers 101, Wizards 94

Jrue Holiday scored 24 points, including 15 in the last 5:35 of the fourth quarter, to propel the Philadelphia 76ers to a 101-94 preseason victory over the Washington Wizards on Tuesday night. JaVale McGee led Washington with 20 points, 12 in the fourth quarter. John Wall scored 17. The Wizards took an 88-87 lead with 2:45 to play on a pair of free throws by McGee. Holiday then...

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Recap: Philadelphia vs. Washington

Jrue Holiday scored a game-high 24 points and was one of six members of the 76ers to score in double-digits as Philadelphia closed out its brief preseason with a 101-94 victory over the Washington Wizards.

Doug Collins trying to set 76ers' rotation

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Tis The Holliday Season: Sixers Win Big in Finale

He's one of the smallest guys on the courts, but Philadelphia's Jrue Holliday has quickly blossomed into a legitimate point guard and is turning heads with his ability to find the basket.  His 24 points against Washington are impressive, but the fact that he recorded 15 of those points in the final five and a half minutes of play is proof that Holliday understands how to...

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76ers’ Evan Turner doesn’t want to be compared to John Wall

As John Wall approached, Philadelphia 76ers second-year guard Evan Turner got down in his defensive stance, and slowly backpedaled. Turner bit as Wall dribbled left, then stumbled as Wall crossed over and drove right. Wall blew past him, then elevated for vicious one-handed jam over Craig Brackens. Turner went back to the next play, as Wall hooted and cursed, and had to deal with...
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